buckie

noun (1)
buck·​ie | \ˈbəkē\
plural -s

Definition of buckie 

(Entry 1 of 3)

chiefly Scottish

: a spiral-shelled marine gastropod or its shell especially : red whelk

buckie

noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of buckie (Entry 2 of 3)

Scottish

: a perverse intractable person

buckie

noun (3)
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plural -s

Definition of buckie (Entry 3 of 3)

New England

: alewife sense 1a especially : an alewife smoked for food

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History and Etymology for buckie

Noun (1)

perhaps modification of Latin buccinum, bucinum, a shellfish used in dyeing purple, from bucina, buccina trumpet, shell used as a trumpet

Noun (2)

perhaps modification of Latin buccinum

Noun (3)

origin unknown

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